Ida May Bridges

1892–1985 (Age 92)
Gower, Clinton, Missouri, United States

The Life of Ida May

When Ida May Bridges was born on 1 November 1892, in Gower, Clinton, Missouri, United States, her father, John William Bridges, was 24 and her mother, Lucy Ellen Baker, was 22. She married George Hanes Raper II on 23 August 1911, in Bellingham, Whatcom, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Whatcom, Washington, United States in 1920 and Bow, Skagit, Washington, United States for about 10 years. She died on 10 September 1985, in Burlington, Skagit, Washington, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Bow, Skagit, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Clarence David Moors
Ida May Bridges
Marriage: 24 April 1916
Cecil B Moors
Burton W. Moors

Spouse and Children

24 April 1916
Great Falls, Cascade, Montana, United States


Parents and Siblings

    John William Bridges





World Events (8)


Age 3

Rome, Whatcom, Washington Post Office was established in 1895.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Age 25

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Bridge . The -s generally represents the genitive case, but may occasionally be a plural. In some cases this name denoted someone from the Flemish city of Bruges (Brugge), meaning ‘bridges’, which had extensive trading links with England in the Middle Ages.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Ida May Raper in household of George H Raper, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ida M Bridges in household of John W Bridges, "United States Census, 1910"
  • May Bridges in household of John Bridges, "United States Census, 1900"

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